DIY Caulking Tip

caulk-tip

If you are a DIY kinda gal like me, caulking is a job that you probably do all the time. It's not the most fun job, but boy does caulking make a huge difference in the final look of your project! Have you ever grabbed your caulk gun only to find out that the caulk […]

My New Ruffled Lamp with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

chalk-paint, diy

I bought a lamp at the thrift store ages ago, and I finally got around to making it pretty. Unfortunately, I somehow deleted the pictures of the lamp when it was ugly. Which totally bummed me out, because I LOVE a good before and after photo. But I am so happy with how it looks […]

DIY Project-Paint an Oak Mantel

diy-fireplace-makeover

This post was supposed to be an actual step by step tutorial on how to paint an oak mantel. But all my hard work went down the drain when my SD card died, so now you just get a couple photos. All my "before" shots bit the bullet. But I did happen to find an […]

Product Review-Dutch Boy Refresh Paint

paint-review

Last fall I was asked to review a new line of paint from Dutch Boy called Refresh. They advertise that it has odor blocking technology. Hello. Four boys at our house. Do I need odor blocking? Um yes, definitely! It also has zero VOC's. I'm not exactly sure what VOC's do, but I know they […]

Product Review-Frog Tape

frog tape

I just finished painting my kitchen. Can I hear a shout out?! I've been talking about it for months. I thought I would never be able to get to it. I wondered if I would ever actually be able to get the wallpaper adhesive off in my lifetime. And now it is done. Woohoo!! I […]

Product Review-Purdy Paintbrushes

purdy-paintbrush

A few weeks ago I was contacted by a member of the Purdy Paintbrush marketing team and was asked if I'd like to do a review of one of their paint kits. I was thrilled for two reasons. One-I'm redecorating our main floor, and I'm planning on doing a lot of painting. Two-I already own […]